Chicken with Apple-Vegetable Slaw Stir-Fry


Chicken gets a re-boot in this super fresh stir fry! Crunchy apples and satisfying veggies compliment this dish perfectly.

Chicken with Apple-Vegetable Slaw Stir-Fry
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
40 mins
6 cups


  • ½ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 2 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard

  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 12 ounce boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 2 cup sliced fresh cremini mushrooms

  • ¼ cup sliced shallots

  • 3 cup coarsley shredded green cabbage

  • 8 ounce fresh asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 1 medium tart apple, cored and thinly sliced

  • Snipped fresh cilantro


  1. For sauce, in a bowl stir together the first eight ingredients (through salt).

  2. In a wok or very large skillet heat 1 Tbsp. of the oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Transfer to a bowl. Heat the remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in skillet. Add mushrooms and shallots; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes. Add cabbage. asparagus, and apple; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

  3. Push vegetables from center of wok. Stir sauce; pour into wok. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Return chicken to wok. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Sprinkle with cilantro.


Change things up and serve this stir-fry over nutrient-loaded oven-roasted sweet potato slices instead of plain white rice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

247 Calories
11g Fat
19g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 247
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 514mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 25mg 125%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Potassium 632mg 13%
Folate, total 53.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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